Number of lines in a multiline textbox

How can I get the number of lines typed in a multiline textbox control?
nashualdAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
0
vb_elmarCommented:
Private Declare Function SendMessage Lib "user32" Alias "SendMessageA" (ByVal hWnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, lParam As Long) As Long
 
Const EM_GETLINECOUNT = &HBA

 
Private Sub Command1_Click()

  MsgBox SendMessage(RichTextBox1.hWnd, EM_GETLINECOUNT, 0, 0)

End Sub
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
BrianGEFF719Commented:
Or if you want a very un-orthodox method:

dim strString as string
dim numLines as integer
dim myArray() as string
strString = text1.text
myArray() = Split(strString,vbcrlf)
numLines = myArray.UBound


msgbox "The text box has : " & numLines & " Lines"


I do not recommend using this method in any commerical application.

Brian
0
Big Business Goals? Which KPIs Will Help You

The most successful MSPs rely on metrics – known as key performance indicators (KPIs) – for making informed decisions that help their businesses thrive, rather than just survive. This eBook provides an overview of the most important KPIs used by top MSPs.

Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
Brian: the split method only returns the number of hard breaks (via the crlf characters), but not those lines that are wrapped by the length of the line...
0
BrianGEFF719Commented:
angelIII: You are very right.

I was just providing it as an example. Nothing more. I would never recommmend anything like that in a serious application.


Brian
0
nashualdAuthor Commented:
Thank's everybody!
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Visual Basic Classic

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.